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Patient Care Assistant

Patient Care Assistant

Austin, TX, US
    Position: Patient Care Assistant
    Talent Area: Patient Care Assistant
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Austin, TX, US
    Department: ATXNC NURSING ADMINISTRATION
    Shift: 7p - 7a, or 7a - 7p available (FT and PT)
    Job ID: 408926

We are searching for a Patient Care Assistant - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll perform a variety of routine and specialized patient care activities, as assigned, under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN). Care will be delivered that incorporates Family Centered Care in a cost-effective manner and is developmental and age-appropriate for the patient population.

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Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of direct patient care experience
  • One of the following required addition to the high school diploma or GED:
  • Completion of a formal nursing assistant educational program or certification (e.g. Diploma/Course/Certificate/Associates Degree/etc. completed in a Certified Nurse
  • Assistant, Medical Assistant, or similar clinical education program)
  • Currently enrolled in a BSN degree program with one clinical rotation completed at the time of hire

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the collection and documentation of patient/family data
  • Provides high-quality, cost-effective patient care in collaboration with the RN and in conjunction with the patient/family
  • Assists in identifying patient/family response to care provided responsibilities
  • Maintains accountability for development of self and participates in development of others
  • Demonstrates commitment to team, flexibility, professional interpersonal communication, and customer service skills
  • Participates in achieving hospital/unit goals.

About Texas Children’s

Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.

Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. 

To join our community of more than 14,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. 

Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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